Dec 2017

12/10/2017 - 12/25/2017 – Washington Crossing, PA - Come Cross With Us! – George Washington’s daring 1776 Christmas Day crossing of the Delaware River and defeat of the Hessians in Trenton is considered a turning point in the Revolutionary War. Witness this historic event for yourself during one of two reenactments in December. Join fellow citizens from around the country for a Bucks County tradition featuring several hundred [...]
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12/16/2017 – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Wreaths Across America – Wreaths Across America is a 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to the values above by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at cemeteries across the country each December. This year, the Friends of Laurel Hill Cemetery will be participating in the program. For every wreath sponsored at Laurel Hill, the Friends receive $5 that will be used towards placing flag [...]
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12/16/2017 – , - Christmas at Fort Hancock,1943 – Join the members of the Army Ground Forces Association in WWII period Army uniforms as they bring the Christmas of 1943 to life. Experience Christmas as officers, soldiers, and families of Fort Hancock would have experienced in 1943 in an officer's house, authentically decorated for the season. http://www.armygroundforces.org/new-events.htm Sandy Hook - History House No.1 Officers [...]
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12/16/2017 – Pennsville, NJ - Soldiers Christmas – Come join us celebrate the holidays on the front lines, home front and in the trenches throughout history and across the world. From early times through the Korean War and more! Lantern tours begin at 5pm at the HQ building! Bring a flashlight as well, and dress appropriately for the weather. Some displays are in [...]
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12/17/2017 – Shamong, NJ - Welcome Home Sean Grannan – Join Warriors Watch and Operation Yellow Ribbon to welcome home US Army Private 1st Class Sean Grannan. Motorcyclists meet at 12:30pm at Scoots Liquour, 1004 US 206, SHamong. All others report directly to 336 Eayrestown Road, Southampton, NJ by 1:15pm
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12/17/2017 – , - Christmas Celebration at History House – Visit History House to experience Christmas as the officers and soldiers of Fort Hancock would have shared in World War II. Members of the Army Ground Forces Association will be in period 1943 uniforms and will bring Christmas of 1943 to life. Live holiday music and refreshments will be provided. Sandy Hook - History House, [...]
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12/18/2017 – Philadelphia, PA - Union League - American Legion Post 405 - Holiday Party – OUR NEXT MEETING:   18 DECEMBER 2017 - 6:00 PM IS OUR ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY !!! Come one - Come ALL The Annual Legion Post 405 Holiday Reception at the Union League on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 6pm.  Members, potential members. Guests. Dress code - Business Attire - No Sneakers Please.  .Enjoy drinks, cocktails, & [...]
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12/18/2017 – Philadelphia, PA - Union League - Benjamin Franklin Post #405 - Holiday Reception – Annual Post # 405 Holiday Reception - Monday, December 18, 2017 – 6:00 PM Union League - American Legion, Benjamin Franklin Post #405 welcomes members, veterans, retirees and guests to our annual Holiday Reception. OPEN TO ALL Beverages and hors d'oeuvres, light refreshments and a special presentation. Dress Code: Jacket and Tie for men. No [...]
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12/21/2017 – Vineland, NJ - The DEVILer's Comedy Christmas Show – FREE Comedy Show TO ALL VETERANS...  just show your Veteran ID Card at the door.
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12/26/2017 - 12/29/2017 – Trenton, NJ - Patriots Week Speakers Series – Join us at the library for our annual Speakers Series. This year we have another great slate of lectures. All are free and open to the public. Tuesday, Dec. 26, 5:30 pm - Larry Kidder, "Crossroads of the Revolution - Trenton 1774-1783" Wednesday, Dec. 27, 5:30 pm - Don N. Hagist, "The Revolution's Last Men" [...]
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12/29/2017 – Trenton, NJ - Military Signals Fife and Drum Presentation – Friday, December 29 1 PM Historic Trenton Masonic Temple 100 Barrack Street, Trenton, NJ 08608 A lecture and musical demonstration comparing the fife and drum calls and camp duties used by the New Jersey Regiments and Philadelphia Battalions 1775- 1777. In addition several of the marches of the luminaries of the Revolution will be performed. [...]
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12/29/2017 – Trenton, NJ - Colonial Ball – The Colonial Ball is your chance to mingle with the soldiers of the Battle of Trenton and learn their favorite dance steps! Advanced Tickets: $17.76 http://www.barracks.org/colonial-ball.html Period dress is neither required nor discouraged! This event is one of many events during Patriots' Week, a week-long celebration of Trenton's revolutionary history coordinated by the Trenton Downtown [...]
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12/30/2017 – Trenton, NJ - Battles of Trenton Reenactments – The Old Barracks Museum annually hosts two reenactments on the same day in December: The Battle of Trenton and The Battle of the Assunpink (also known as the Second Battle of Trenton). For more info on the Battles: http://www.barracks.org/battle-of-trenton-reenactment.html These reenactments are two of many events during Patriots' Week, a week-long celebration of Trenton's revolutionary [...]
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12/31/2017 - 01/01/2018 – Camden, NJ - Watch New Year's Eve Fireworks from the Battleship – The Battleship will open her decks on New Year's Eve for guests to watch the 6pm or Midnight Fireworks shows over the Delaware River. We'll have music, food concessions and bar service. We open her decks two hours before each show - 4pm for the 6pm fireworks show and 10pm for the midnight show. Come [...]
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12/31/2017 - 01/01/2018 – Camden, NJ - First Night of 2018 Aboard the Battleship – Families can experience the First Night of 2018 aboard the Battleship New Jersey! Our award-winning overnight program features dinner and breakfast served at the chowline, a guided tour of the Battleship, a ride in the Flight Simulator, and the chance to sleep in the bunks that the crew of the USS New Jersey once did. [...]
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Jan 2018

01/06/2018 – , - Battery Gunnison/New Peck Restoration – The Army Ground Forces Association is a volunteer grouup in WWII era uniform performing restoration projects and interpreting Battery Gunnison/New Peck. Visitors are invited to stop by to chat and learn more about restoration of Battery Gunnison/New Peck and the historic time of January 1943 at Fort Hancock. http://www.armygroundforces.org/new-events.htm Sandy Hook - Lot G Plaza
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01/07/2018 – , - GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC - OPEN HOUSE – G.A.R. Museum & Library Open House Sunday 'Open House' Civil War related History presentation Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 1:30pmCivil War Regimental Brass Band Concert by the 28th Pennsylvania Regimental Brass Band FREE & Open to the public! GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC MUSEUM & LIBRARY Historic Ruan House • 4278 Griscom Street• Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [...]
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01/13/2018 – Little Ferry, NJ - American Legion Post 310 Fundraiser – American Legion Post 310 will be holding a fundraiser on Saturday January 13, 2018 at 7PM. Brother SAL band will be playing some great tunes. Cost is $10.00 dollars and food while it LASTS. Drinks NOT included.
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01/15/2018 – Philadelphia, PA - Operation Iraqi Freedom – American Legion, Benjamin Franklin - Post # 405 JANUARY 2018 BANNER NARRATIVE Place – Union League of Philadelphia Date - Monday, January15, 2018 Time - 6:00 PM Dress Code - Business Attire - No sneakers please Operation Iraqi Freedom was the most controversial conflict of our time: a war which divided citizens, politicians, and militaries; resulted in [...]
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01/18/2018 – Richboro, PA - Painting with a Twist Fundraiser! – Come out and support Alpha Bravo Canine™ with a fun night of Painting our Pets! The money raised from this fundraiser will go towards spaying our gals in the program! This is a BYOB and feel free to bring any special snacks. We will also have a couple of special raffle items. Please sign up [...]
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01/20/2018 – New Hope, PA - Revolutionary Pub Crawl – The 2018 WFest Revolutionary Pub Crawl will take two groups on a historical time period crawl where crawlers will will eat, drink, and be very merry as they are educated & entertained. Locations will feature historians & theatrical performances by re-enactors. Crawl #1 12pm - Marsha Brown New Orleans 1pm - Logan Inn 2pm - [...]
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01/20/2018 – Forked river, New Jersey - Rolling Thunder INC. New Jersey Chapter2 19th annual pasta dinner. – This is a BYOB, Lots of fun, Door prizes. $10 dollars at the door children ages 5-11 only $5 dollars at the door. Active duty Military admitted free. we will also have a cannoli eating contest. this includes tossed salad, Italian bread, pasta, meatballs, soda/water as well as coffee and desert. portion of the proceeds [...]
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Feb 2018

02/01/2018 – Merchantville, NJ - Bowling for the Battleship – Roll a few for the Battleship! We're holding a Bowling fundraiser at Pinsetter Bowl, Merchantville, NJ on Thursday, Feb. 1 from 7pm to 10pm. For just a $25 donation, you can enjoy unlimited bowling for the three hours, free shoe rental, a delicious dinner and lots of fun! Tickets are available at the Battleship's Ticket [...]
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02/03/2018 – Wildwood, NJ - NJ Run For The Fallen Winter Benefit – Fundraiser to benefit The NJ Run For The Fallen. 100% of the proceeds will be used to cover the essential expenses of the 5 days of the Run in September 2018 including RV rentals, hotel rooms for the Team and Gold Star Families and essential supplies and event shirts. The Benefit will include Buffet Dinner, [...]
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02/08/2018 – Philadelphia, PA - 50th Annual Four Chaplains Awards Banquet -75th Anniv of Sinking – On Feb. 8th, we will honor LT Surgeon General Nadja West, US Army as our Gold Medallion recipient for the 50th Annual Awards Banquet. Also recognizing the 75th Anniversary of the Sinking of the Dorchester and the 70th Anniversary of the US Postal Stamp.
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02/10/2018 – Cherry Hill, NJ - Valentines Oldies Dinner Dance – Come on out for a great night celebrating the oldies with your sweetheart ! Great Food, Great Music, Chinese Auction, 50/50, Door Prize and more ! Tickets available at the Legion. $20 per person or $30 per couple (in advance)
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May 2018

05/03/2018 – Philadelphia, PA - USS San Marcos (LSD-25) - 2018 Ship Reunion – USS San Marcos (LSD-25) is pleased to announce its 2018 Reunion that all the arrangements regarding the Philadelphia Reunion May 3rd through May 6th 2018 are complete. Crew members, guests and anyone familiar with the Navy or the ship, or who served aboard USS San Marcos, their families and friends are welcome to attend. This [...]
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05/04/2018 - 05/06/2018 – Philadelphia, PA - USS San Marcos (LSD-25) 2018 Philadelphia, PA Reunion – USS San Marcos (LSD-25) - Casa Grande Class Dock Landing Ship. Her keel was laid down on 1 September 1944 at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. She was launched on 10 January 1945, and commissioned on 15 April 1945 with Commander L. E. Ellis in command.   1945 – 1947 San Marcos completed shakedown in early [...]
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Jun 2018

06/16/2018 - 06/17/2018 – Englishtown, NJ - 240th Battle of Monmouth – Commenoration of the 240th anniversary of the Battle of Monmouth. Possible The British Brigade/The Continental Line event
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Oct 2018

10/20/2018 – Camden, New Jersey - Blue Water Navy - Brown Water Navy - Civil War Navy Symposium - 2018 – Blue Water Navy - Brown Water Navy - Civil War Navy Symposium – 2018 Symposium to be held on board the Battleship New Jersey (BB-62) in her berth at Camden (Delaware River), New Jersey Expert Civil War Naval Speakers Living Historians Civil War Maritime Music Door Prizes/Raffles Save the Date October 20, 2018 Presented by: [...]
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